Samsung Gear S3 Review: Why More And More People Can't Resist Buying It

30 November 2016, 8:40 am EST By Prakash Mobile & Apps
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge and Samsung Gear S2 Classic on display at The Samsung Studio at SXSW 2016 on March 11, 2016 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Rick Kern/Getty Images for Samsung)
  ( Rick Kern/Getty Images for Samsung )

The next-generation Gear S3 is available in the US after November 18, while pre-order began last November 6.

Coming to the watch, the Gear S3 is considerably bigger than its Gear S2 predecessor and it's also very masculine. It comes with a live display that last 4 days on a single charge.

The Samsung Gear S3 runs on a custom-built Tizen OS, as opposed to the more popular Google-built Android Wear software. It features a circular 1.3-inch Super AMOLED display with a 360 x 360 pixel resolution, and is powered by Samsung's own Exynos 7270 chip. It also boasts 4GB of storage, 768MB of RAM, and a 380mAh battery that supports wireless charging.

It has in-built features like accelerometer, gyroscope, barometer, HRM and ambient light sensor. Also, it supports Bluetooth 4.2, Wi-Fi B/G/N, NFC, MST and GPS/Glonass.

For fans of hiking or outdoor sports, the location tracking can be used to send an SOS message with your location.

It's available with a silver or dark grey case, with the finish extended to the rotary bezel that continues from the Gear S2.

The Gear S3 is actually available in two models: the Gear S3 Classic and the Gear S3 Frontier. There are no major functional differences between the two models, just a change in the strap design.

The display is always on and it is also waterproof and dustproof. Interestingly, the Gear S3 now supports both Magnetic Secure Transmission (MST) and Near Field Communication (NFC), contactless payment will be possible from the watch.

The best part is that with a live display, the watch lasts for 4days and can give 10 hours of operation by charging for 15 minutes.

Samsung Gear S3 was first introduced to the market with a $400 price. But Thanksgiving has arrived and Amazon has just released a big $150 discount from its original price. Now Samsung Gear S3 is available for only $299 and everyone just can't resist buying it

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